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LONDON/FRANKFURT The ECB may consider scaling back purchases of corporate bonds more slowly than those of government debt when it starts tapering its massive stimulus scheme, partly because the bank is nearing self-imposed limits on what it can buy.
FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers disagree on whether to set a definitive end-date for their money-printing program when they meet in October, raising the chance that they will keep open at least the option of prolonging it again, six sources told Reuters.
FRANKFURT, Sept 19 European Central Bank policymakers disagree on whether to set a definitive end-date for their money-printing programme when they meet in October, raising the chance that they will keep open at least the option of prolonging it again, six sources told Reuters.
TALLINN Estonia's government should seek to achieve a nominal budget surplus next year given the rapid pace of economic growth, central bank governor Ardo Hansson told Reuters.
TALLINN The European Central Bank should start discussing a broader range of measures as it seeks policy normalization rather than just focus on how and when it will dial back stimulus, Governing Council member Ardo Hansson said in a Reuters interview.
TALLINN The European Central Bank's next move should be a set of measures that go beyond a decision on asset purchases, Governing Council member Ardo Hansson said in a Reuters interview.
FRANKFURT Six European Central Bank policymakers prepared the ground on Monday for a gradual roll-back of the ECB's aggressive monetary stimulus, in light of stronger economic growth in the euro zone.
FRANKFURT The euro's strength is already weighing on inflation and will be a key factor for the European Central Bank next month when it decides how to proceed with its massive stimulus program in 2018, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday. | Video
FRANKFURT, Sept 7 European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is set to start laying the groundwork for stimulus reduction when policymakers meet on Thursday, giving investors some hints but probably holding off on any major commitment.